Ursula von der Leyen’s Commission appears better prepared than EU member states to face the second wave of Covid-19, after learning the lessons of the chaotic and disorganized first days of the pandemic last March.
New tensions between Greece and Turkey in the South Aegean. The Greek navy is on the alert for a Turkish energy exploration mission off the coast of Kastellorizo: the challenge for gas in the Eastern Mediterranean has started again.
The Earth’s climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650,000 years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice age about 11,700 years ago.
Middle East countries are realigning priorities to adjust to post-coronavirus realities, particularly anticipating a drawn-out recovery period for their economies hit hard by the pandemic.
The first Arab space mission to Mars called the Emirates Mars Mission left from aboard a rocket from Japan, after an initial delay due to bad weather.
The Extinction Rebellion launched a 10-day strike, the first action since the laws of the lockout was relaxed.
“Janata Curfew is just the beginning of a long battle against COVID-19”- Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Following the financial crisis, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has established tighter standards around the definition of default (CRR Article 178) to achieve greater alignment across banks and jurisdictions. These need to be implemented by the end of 2020.
Inflation in the euro area stood at 0.4% in July, rising from 0.3% in June and 0.1% in May. But the data released by Eurostat conceals profoundly different situations between individual countries.
The global COVID-19 vaccine roll-out is creating a “vaccine apartheid”. As of February 24, approximately 216 million people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 globally. Only 8.4 percent of these are in low and lower-middle-income countries, which are home to nearly half of the world’s population.
Gross Domestic Product figures from the Office for National Statistics show the UK economy was in bad shape even before the pandemic.
One of the largest oil spills in Russian history was reported at the end of last month. A fuel tank collapsed at a power plant in the city of Norilsk located above the Arctic Circle in Russia’s far north in the Siberian tundra.
Clim8 Invest app – due to launch this summer- exceeded public crowdfunding target by three times during pre-launch, reaching £1.35m. With over 5,000 people on a waitlist, crowdfunding from 1200 investors, the app focuses on green businesses.
Indian democracy is governed by a written constitution. The 42nd amendment of the Constitution of India inserted the word “Secular” into the preamble thus making India a Secular Republic.
The sentiments of boycotting Chinese products has been prevailing amidst us Indians from a very long time now; however, recently after the fatal border dispute between, the anti-china sentiment has been on the sudden rise.